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Barry Hand, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Studio Director, Principal

Barry is a Principal in Gensler’s Dallas office, where he serves as the Cities & Urban Design Leader for the South Central region. Passionate about bold ideas, he leads one of the Lifestyle studios to improve the places we live, work, play, stay, and learn. Barry brings diverse local and international experience, expertly directing large teams and complex projects with keen attention to client service, design, budgets, and technical/jurisdictional requirements as the foundation of his management approach. Barry is a frequently visible industry thought leader in speaking and writing engagements and serves various civic organizations, including the board of Greater Dallas Planning Council, Downtown Dallas Inc., and the executive committee of the board of directors for the Dallas Wind Symphony — a personal extra-curricular passion. He is a member of the Urban Design and Mixed-Use Product Council of the Urban Land Institute, the International Council of Shopping Centers, and the American Planning Association.